If you are looking for a place to learn, grow, innovate, and contribute while building relationships with other talented professionals, then Covenant Eyes is the place for you. At Covenant Eyes we look for people who are passionate about providing the best form of Internet Accountability and Internet Content Filtering in the world.

Current openings:

Database Administrator

As our customer base grows, our need for MySQL expertise grows with it.  At Covenant Eyes, you will be empowered to design, build, and own database applications and integrations that will have a tangible impact on the mission of our company.

The Database Administrator will plan, help coordinate and participate in all activities related to the design, development, implementation and ongoing support of our enterprise test, preproduction, and production MySQL databases.

Requirements

Essential Skills

  • MySQL, MariaDB, MySQL Replication
  • MySQL stored procedures & functions, triggers, views
  • Query design and performance tuning
  • Data modeling and design
  • Linux (RHEL 6 or newer [and variants])
  • Shell scripting
  • Effective communication (verbal and non-verbal)

Preferred Skills

  • Redis
  • Python, C, C++
  • MySQL Workbench
  • MySQL clustering & partitioning
  • Data security
  • Sizing and capacity planning
  • Database backup and disaster recovery

Software Engineer

Covenant Eyes provides first class Internet Accountability and Filtering software.  We develop code for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. The Internet is expanding at light speed, and we must keep up.  This presents our engineers with outstanding opportunities to use their software skills to develop innovative tools for protecting families on the Internet.  We need experienced developers who are committed to teamwork in an agile environment.

Telecommuting may be an option for this position.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of product development experience with one of the following languages/frameworks: C/C++, Java, Python/Django
  • Superior programming, analytical, and problem solving skills in creating object-oriented, event-driven, multi-threaded software
  • Solid understanding of software engineering principles and the software development process
  • A proven passion for creating software with excellence and innovation
  • Self-motivated and able to collaborate with a diverse set of people from many disciplines

Preferred Skills:

  • Commercial software development experience
  • Web development experience using web standards markup, CSS, and progressive enhancement using Javascript
  • Mac OS development knowledge
  • SQL/MySQL
  • Test Driven Development
  • UI/UX experience a plus

Personal Characteristics:

  • Independent:  Able to grasp high-level product requirements and translate these to running software effectively
  • Strong sense of ownership:  Sees project throughout their life cycle, from development to deployment.
  • Personally ensures that code works correctly when deployed
  • Encourages constructive criticism from peers/leaders
  • Accountable:  A results-oriented team player who holds themselves accountable for performance, takes absolute ownership, and champions all aspects of quality software
  • Flexible and Adaptable:  Able to switch gears in various situations and apply themselves to quickly learning new technologies and adopting new methodologies

Systems Engineer

Covenant Eyes works with innovative technologies in a high availability and geographically dispersed multi datacenter environment. Our customer base is growing rapidly, and our operations team is currently in need of networking, Linux, VMWare and web application expertise.

The systems engineer will plan, help coordinate and participate in all activities related to the design, development, implementation and ongoing support of our enterprise information systems, networks and software applications.

Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Networking (BGP, firewall, routers, SIP, subnets, switches, VLANs, VPN, wireless)
  • Linux (RHEL 6 or newer [and variants])
  • Shell programming (bash/ksh, Perl, Powershell)
  • Windows Server (2008 or newer)
  • VMWare (ESXi 5.5 or newer)
  • High availability web applications (Apache, Tomcat, HAproxy, WordPress)
  • Servers and datacenters (installation, cabling, KVM, LoM, switches, racks)
  • Database management
  • Effective communication (verbal and non-verbal)
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally

Preferred Skills

  • VOIP (Mitel, Micollab, Ignite)
  • Information Security (network intrusion, data encryption, disaster recovery)
  • Cloud computing
  • Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • Cisco Ironport
  • Enterprise Backups (file and snapshot-based)

UX Practitioner

User Experience Practitioners at Covenant Eyes improve our products and services by gathering feedback and insight through design research, often with users, and doing various types of design work, from abstract information architecture to more visible graphic design.  This work not only improves our existing features, but also helps describe new features that will have great benefit for our customers. UX Practitioners work together with people from other departments, like Product Development or Marketing, to see design work carried through delivery to our customers.

The User Experience department strives to improve the products, services, and overall business of Covenant Eyes, Inc. by utilizing user research, analysis, and design techniques.

All applications for this position must include a cover letter and a portfolio that illustrates an understanding of the design process.

Requirements:

  • User experience professional; performs a variety of UX work such as information architecture, information design, interaction design, design research, usability, visual design
  • Works well in an Agile setting
  • Knowledge of principles, theories, and standards which inform User Experience work
  • Creates beautiful interactions and interfaces and systems
  • Empathizes with others easily; is able to set aside personal preconceptions in order to understand someone else’s; tenacious when needed to fight for excellence in projects
  • Ability to give constructive, critical feedback

Web Developer

Covenant Eyes started with simple, e-mailed Accountability Reports delivered weekly to a handful of customers. In the last 12 years, we’ve expanded to generate and deliver thousands of Accountability Reports to over 150,000 users every week through e-mail and the web. The team has grown from a single developer in a pole barn to a vibrant community of web developers, software engineers, designers, and content specialists working together to provide seamless accountability, education, and delightful web experiences to people in over 20 countries.

We’re looking for web developers who take pride in writing reusable, standards-compliant code and working in a collaborative team environment to build and maintain customer-facing web applications and virtualized unix server architectures. The ideal candidate will be a “Pythonista” familiar with responsive development using frameworks like Foundation and working with an automated build pipeline like Bower or Grunt. We believe in using the best tools available, so the ideal candidate will also be comfortable learning and applying new technologies and techniques quickly.

As a part of our web team, you’ll enjoy access to a friendly community of developers and designers who work together both in-person at our spacious offices in Owosso and online throughout the US.

There are currently 3 web developer positions available.

Career Skills

  • Skilled in hand coded HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Passionate about Web Standards, semantic markup, and CSS layout
  • JavaScript Frameworks – jQuery / Grunt / Angular / Bower / Node.js
  • Familiar with version control (Git preferred) and content management methodologies
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Comfortable with the Linux command line
  • Experience with Apache and MySQL
  • Familiar with agile software development
  • Familiar with development and maintenance of web-based applications using an established web framework (Django experience preferred)
  • Familiar with basic principles of graphic design
  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple priorities and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Highly self-motivated and resourceful
  • Looking for a focused, team-oriented environment in which to grow
  • Front End Frameworks – Foundation / Bootstrap
  • WordPress
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • A good problem-solver, with an analytical mind.
  • Independent: Able to grasp high level product requirements and translate these to running software effectively.
  • Strong sense of ownership: Sees projects throughout their lifecycle, from development to deployment. Personally ensures that code works correctly when deployed.
  • Encourages constructive criticism on his or her work.
  • Accountable: Should be a results-oriented team player who holds themselves accountable for performance, takes absolute ownership, and champions all aspects of quality work.
  • Flexible and adaptable. Should be able to switch gears in various situations and apply themselves to quickly learning new technologies and adopting new methodologies.

Apply today!

  • A portfolio is required for UX Practitioner applicants.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    A portfolio is required for UX Practitioner applicants.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.